Cutting into hoarded fabric….

Do you have fabric designers or lines that you hoard away and refuse to touch?  I have a few.  Japanese fabric of any kind, Tula Pink (although I have some duplicate prints I have cut into!) and Cotton and Steel.  Well, this week I finally broke down and cut into that Cotton and Steel. Not a lot, but just enough to make a small boxy pouch to keep my hand stitching materials in. I have a ton of linen, so {Read More}

WIP Wednesday = Lots of little projects & upcoming releases!

I have no wonderful long sewing stories to share with you today.  What I do have is a lot  of little WIP’s! It’s been a very productive week in the studio though which is a good thing. Here are a few shots of  what’s been going on: I finally finished another original EQ7 block this week.  I made it 18″ finished and will probably make it into a pillow.  The fabric is a favorite of mine, PB&J by Basic Grey for {Read More}

~Introducing My Totes Ma Tote Bag by Emmaline Bags~

I am so excited to finally share my Totes ma Tote Bag with you today!  This is the newest pattern release by Janelle MacKay of Emmaline Bags and boy is it another great one!  Once I read through the pattern, I knew I had to make the Totes in a fun summery print! It’s finally warm(er) here so time to celebrate and be happy, right? The only alterations I made to my tote was the substitution of round screw-in grommets {Read More}

Large Diaper Bag

A few weeks ago I found a pre quilted piece of fabric at our local Jo-Ann’s.  It was so pretty and unique I bought the last 2 yards of it. (It was on clearance too!) I took it home and pulled out my college textile books to see if I could ID the fabric.  I couldn’t. From what I can tell it has a look and feel of starched linen, but has a sheen that tells me it has some {Read More}

WIP Wednesday & A Baby Spring Bag

Hi there!  I know I’m a bit late for WIP Wednesday, but I do have major WIP going on in the studio.  Here’s the first one that is actually done! I have no name for her, but after receiving some Dreamin’ Vintage in the mail a few weeks backs I knew this fabric had to be made into something cute and springy.  The closure uses velcro as does the front pocket.  I use velcro on occasion, but since this was {Read More}

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